The Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction just released this year's longlist. Among the many fabulous titles is our very own One Book, One Highland Park 2016 title, A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson. Further proof that if you haven't read this novel yet, you need to pick up a copy now! Click here for more info on One Book events.
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On March 15, 2016, Highland Park residents will vote on the North Shore School District 112 referendum and select candidates for the November 2016 General Election for federal, state, and county offices.
North Shore School District 112 Referendum
Proposition to Issue $198,000,000 School Building Bonds
"Shall the Board of Education of North Shore School District Number 112, Lake County, Illinois, improve the safety and efficiency of physical plants, build and equip new buildings on existing sites of said School District and improve said sites, build and equip additions to, alter, repair, equip and renovate existing buildings for instructional purposes and improve the sites thereof, for the purpose of consolidating the schools of said School District, including, without limitation, installing fire safety systems, installing security systems, installing climate control systems and increasing accessibility to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and issue bonds of said School District to the amount $198,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?"
Voters will select the candidates for the Democratic and Republican parties for the offices [Note: Candidates are listed in ballot order and includes candidates who have suspended his/her campaigns]:
President (and the delegates to the national conventions)
Hillary Clinton Jeb Bush
Willie L. Wilson Chris Christie
Martin J. O'Malley Donald J. Trump
Larry (Lawrence) Cohen Marco Rubio
Bernie Sanders Rand Paul
United States Senator
10th Congressional District Representative
Voters will select the candidates for the offices:
State Senator 29th Legislative District
Illinois General Assembly 58th Representative District
Scott Drury no candidate
Lake County Offices
Voters will select candidates for the offices:
Lake County Circuit Clerk
Erin Cartwright Weinstein Keith Brin
Lake County Coroner
Lake County Recorder
Mary Ellen Vanderventer no candidate
Lake County State's Attorney
Matt Stanton Michael G. Nerheim
Lake County Board Member - District 11
Paul H. Frank Laura Lambrecht
Judge of the 19th Judicial Circuit
Mitchell L. Hoffman no candidate
Lake County Precinct Committeeman
no candidate Martin Zeidman
What's on your ballot? Where is your polling place? Are you registered to vote? Lake County Voter Power web site can answer these questions. Other voting information is available on the Lake County Voter Services page.
Early Voting begins on Monday, February 29th and ends on Monday, March 14th. The early voting polling place for Highland Park residents is Highland Park Police Station Community Room, 1677 Old Deerfield Road. The hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. For those who do not live in Highland Park, see your early voting sites here.